R.I. Counterfeit Crook Puts Lincoln’s Face on $100 Bills

Man held on $1,000 bail

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Or, at least it was for one Rhode Island man, whose fake $100 bills featured the face of the 16th president of the United States — not Benjamin Franklin.

Dane Leland, of Central Falls, pled guilty to not paying attention in history class charges of uttering and being in possession of a counterfeit note. The 29-year-old man was held on $1,000 cash bail.

Police told the media that Leland tried to use the notes three consecutive days at the same store.

The AP has the full story here.

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